For the first two weeks on “The X Factor,” we have seen that America does not like to vote for what they don’t understand — singing groups. With that in mind, there was some genuine fear that Lakoda Rayne was going to be sent packing Thursday, and Paula Abdul would thus be out three acts before anyone else had one even out the door.
Thankfully, Paula was spared and Lakoda Rayne was actually saved pretty early on in the show — though we did find out along the way that America hates rap almost as much as groups. Brian “Astro” Bradley, despite being called the most-popular act in the competition by L.A. Reid, was put in the bottom two alongside Stacy Francis.
Really, the most shocking moment from here was that Astro decided to throw what may have been the biggest fit we’ve ever seen on a show like this. He almost refused to perform, and then after he did he pouted and said that he wasn’t sure he wanted to be somewhere where people didn’t want him. Whatever good will the guy had picked up, he just flushed it all down the toilet. Stacy Francis may be gone from the competition, but Astro will likely be out soon.
What are you more stunned by — Stacy leaving, or Astro’s freakout?